Former Arsenal stopper Lehmann has apologized for the criticism that came after Tuesday's loss at home. The size of the fine was not disclosed.
No holding back: Jens Lehmann hit out at his coach and team-mates after Stuttgart suffered a 5-1 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich this week.
'Criticism in principle should not be made publicly and that's why he was fined,' said ex-Liverpool defender Babbel on Thursday. 'He apologized to me and the players. We have accepted the apology and the case is closed.'
The 39-year-old Lehmann questioned the way Stuttgart prepared for the second part of the season, pointing out that Bayern looked much fresher.
Without naming anyone, he also criticized team-mates for being lazy and not working enough during the mid-season break.
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